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Apple Owns 65% Of Mobile Web Traffic, iPhone 5 Expected To Boost Share [Report]

Apple Owns 65% Of Mobile Web Traffic, iPhone 5 Expected To Boost Share [Report]

See all that blue? That’s Apple.

Apple devices currently account for over half of all mobile web traffic in the U.S. and Canada, according to Chitika. During August 2012, Apple’s share of web traffic on mobile devices grew from 63.75% to 65.03%. Samsung trails behind at a distant second place with a 12.47% share.

“With the iPhone and iPad, Apple dominates the mobile market when it comes to web usage,” reports Chitika. “The company had another stellar month, and now its devices generate over 65% of all mobile traffic.”

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Android And iOS Account For 85% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q2 2012

Android And iOS Account For 85% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q2 2012

As smartphone shipments surge, the mobile market remains dominated by two operating systems: Android and iOS. Android maintains a commanding lead, with over 68% of all smartphones shipping with the young and robust OS. This, of course, comes at the expense of its elders, such as BlackBerry and Symbian, while iOS keeps its small but steady pattern of growth as it gears up for the release of its next grand iteration.

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Nielsen: Android And iOS Continue To Lead Smartphone Market Share In The U.S.

Nielsen: Android And iOS Continue To Lead Smartphone Market Share In The U.S.

No surprises as the latest Nielsen numbers show Android and iOS leading U.S. smartphone market share. Both operating systems continue to gain at the expense of RIM — who has all but fallen into the “Other” category. Speaking of the “Other” category: Windows mobile, Windows 7, Symbian, and Palm/WebOS were all grouped together, combining for a measly 5.9% market share.

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Today, Windows Only Outsells Apple Products Two To One

Today, Windows Only Outsells Apple Products Two To One

Microsoft's once-unassailable lead has vanished

In its first year, the Mac sold just 372,000 units. PC clones were reaching two million units, or six times the amount of sales of the Mac. And things got worse from there, climbing to a vertiginous 60x by 2004.

Now, though, according to everybody’s favorite Apple analyst and Christopher Walken soundalike Horace Dediu, the gap has dropped to just 2:1 – if you count iOS in with OS X.

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The IDC Reaffirms What We Already Know: Android And iOS Dominate The Mobile Market

The IDC Reaffirms What We Already Know: Android And iOS Dominate The Mobile Market

Here we go again, more numbers, more Android and iOS domination. According to IDC, 8 out of 10 smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012 included either iOS or Android. Android continues to lead the pack with a total of 59% of the 152.3 million smartphones shipped, while iOS accounted for 23% respectively. Combined they populate 82% of the smartphone market, up 27.6% since Q1 2011. These numbers are an amazing testament to Android’s growth as well as iOS’s stability (which is amazing considering they only have a few devices).

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Share Of OS Smartphone Sales Continues To Be A Two Horse Race

Share Of OS Smartphone Sales Continues To Be A Two Horse Race

Not many surprises here. According to the latest research from the NPD Group, Android and iOS continue to dominate the OS arms race. Combined, these two powerhouse operating systems account for 90% of smartphone sales. Report after report, we continue to see the same thing: Android an iOS on top.

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Samsung Ousts Apple And Nokia For Top Spot In Total Mobile Phone and Smartphone Shipments

Samsung Ousts Apple And Nokia For Top Spot In Total Mobile Phone and Smartphone Shipments

According to the latest report from the International Data Corporation, Samsung has ousted both Apple and Nokia to aquire the top spot in both smartphone and total mobile phone shipments for the first quarter of 2012. This marks the first time since the inception of IDC’s Mobile Phone Tracker that Nokia did not lead the global market in total mobile phone shipments. That’s quite a testament to Samsung’s tremendous growth over the past year, which according to the IDC, was nearly triple in the smartphone category.

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U.S. Smartphone Sales Explode – Android Maintains Lead Despite iPhone Growth

U.S. Smartphone Sales Explode – Android Maintains Lead Despite iPhone Growth

Android maintains its overall lead in the U.S. market while the iPhone gains ground

Smartphones are close to becoming the primary type of mobile phones sold in the U.S. for the first time. Market research giant Neilsen’s latest analysis of the mobile industry shows that about half of all mobile phone owners in the country now own a smartphone – up significantly from this time last year.

In addition to smartphones gaining major traction, the company also released its data on the makeup of the U.S. smartphone market that shows gains by Apple’s iPhone and significant losses for RIM’s BlackBerry. Android, however, still manages to hold the biggest share of the market overall.

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New iPad Boosts Sales By 156%, ‘Measurably’ Outselling The PC

New iPad Boosts Sales By 156%, ‘Measurably’ Outselling The PC

Customers line up for the new iPad outside of Apple's Fifth Avenue store.

Analysts predict that Apple’s new iPad, which has already sold over 3 million units, is shaping up to boost sales of the device by a whopping 156% year-over-year. The tablet is expected to become “measurably larger” that the entire PC market.

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comScore: Android And iOS Continue To Gobble Up Market Share While Everyone Else Loses

comScore: Android And iOS Continue To Gobble Up Market Share While Everyone Else Loses
Report after report, same old, same old: Android and iOS continue to kick everyone’s arse in the mobile market. The latest comScore report is out, and once again, these two remain the only ones gaining any market share. Android continues to lead the pack with 48.6% (up 2.3 percentage points) while iOS remains in second with 29.5% (up 1.4 percentage points). Everyone else continues to lose market share with RIM holding the third position at 15.2% (down 2 percentage points. After that it’s Microsoft with 4.4% (down 1 percentage point) followed by Symbian with 1.5% (down .1 percentage point). Overall Android and iOS occupy 78.1% of the market with no signs of slowing down.

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